Leipzig/Halle Airport welcomes Freebird Airlines Europe’s services to Greece

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2021-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Freebird Airlines Europe is connecting Leipzig/Halle Airport with sunshine destinations in Greece again from Sunday, 15 May. The airline, which is based in Malta, is flying to the Greek islands of Crete, Kos and Rhodes, partly on behalf of the TUI travel company. Sundair will take off… Read the full press release

TAP launches eight new routes in Africa and Europe this summer

TAP announces more flights to Funchal, Porto Santo and Cape Verde. TAP is launching eight new routes in Africa and Europe this summer. Lisbon, Portugal, 2021-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP is gradually restoring its operations and plans to operate 879 flights per week on 100 routes in August. The summer 2021 network plan… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways plans to operate over 1,200 weekly flights to more than 140 destinations this summer

During the peak of IATA Summer Season 2021 airline will operate over 1,200 weekly frequencies across 23 destinations in Africa, 14 in the Americas, 43 in Asia-Pacific, 43 in Europe and 19 in Middle East Airline’s modern sustainable fleet enables it to offer passengers more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport… Read the full press release

Europe’s aviation sector welcomes proposal by the European Commission for Digital Green Certificate system

Brussels, Belgium, 2021-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Europe’s aviation sector welcomed today’s (17 March 2021) proposal by the European Commission for a Digital Green Certificate system. This proposal requires EU States to issue common, inter-operable and mutually-recognized certificates for COVID-19 vaccination, testing and recovery status that will facilitate free movement during the COVID pandemic and… Read the full press release

IHG® Hotels & Resorts announces further growth of Holiday Inn Express® in Europe

IHG Hotels & Resorts demonstrates Holiday Inn Express’ value to owners as a resilient essential brand with leisure and conversion appeal at the forefront Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is making continued progress against its 2021 growth strategy for Holiday… Read the full press release

Marriott International to debut the first Ritz-Carlton ski resort in Europe

The Ritz-Carlton, Zermatt will mark a new era of unrivalled elegance in one of Europe’s highest mountain ranges ZERMATT, SWITZERLAND, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (JANUARY 21, 2021) announced it has signed an agreement with Mario Julen to bring The Ritz-Carlton brand to Zermatt, debuting the first Ritz-Carlton ski resort in… Read the full press release

Hyatt plans to grow its brand portfolio in Europe with more than 20 new hotels by the end of 2023

New Hyatt-branded hotels are planned for London, Reykjavik, Helsinki, Prague, Lisbon, and Edinburgh, some of the most sought-after destinations in the world CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (December 7, 2020) announced plans to grow its brand portfolio in Europe significantly by the end of 2023 with more… Read the full press release

Europe’s best in travel and tourism recognized by World Travel Awards

London, UK, 2020-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards – the global initiative to recognize and reward excellence in travel and tourism – has announced its Europe 2020 winners to coincide with its inaugural Europe Winners Day. Winners include Portugal, which fended off stiff competition to emerge as ‘Europe’s Leading Destination’, whilst the imperial splendour… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport named best airport in Europe for 17 consecutive years by World Travel Awards

Zurich Airport has received the prestigious World Travel Award for the best airport in Europe for the 17th time in succession. Zurich, Switzerland, 2020-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In addition to customer satisfaction, the award reflects the quality standards achieved by products and services at and around Zurich Airport. Stephan Widrig, CEO of Flughafen… Read the full press release

Aeroflot the best airline in Eastern Europe for the third straight year at the Business Traveller Awards

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been recognised as the best airline in Eastern Europe for the third straight year at the prestigious Business Traveller Awards. Business Traveller, a leading British magazine dedicated to premium travel, has held its annual awards for more than 30 years. During this time, the Business… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport launches winter season with flights to 120 destinations both in and outside Europe

Brussels, Belgium, 2020-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunday 25 October marked the beginning of the winter season in the aviation sector. And even though it is a very unusual year, due to the COVID-19 crisis, the offer is varied with flights to 120 destinations both in and outside Europe. Above all, Brussels Airport wants… Read the full press release

Five Avani Hotels & Resorts recognised as Top Hotels and Resorts in Asia and Europe in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Avani Hotels & Resorts (www.avanihotels.com) is thrilled to announce that five of the brand’s properties were recognised as Top Hotels and Resorts in Asia and Europe in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. More than 715,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted an incredible number of… Read the full press release

Voting now open for World Travel Awards 2020 programme

London, UK, 2020-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards (WTA) is calling on industry professionals and consumers worldwide to vote for the finest travel and tourism brands in the world. Voting is now open for Africa, Asia, Europe, Indian Ocean, North America, Middle East and Oceania. Meanwhile, organisations wishing to enter the WTA 2020 programme can… Read the full press release

UNWTO: Europe leading the way to cautious restart of tourism

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Restrictions on travel, introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, are slowly being eased, allowing tourism to restart in a growing number of destinations. The latest research by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows that 22% of all destinations worldwide (48 destinations) have started to ease restrictions,… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport wins Skytrax World Airport Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the fifth time

Hamburg Airport first place at the Skytrax World Airport Award for the fifth time Hamburg, Germany, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Following on from victories in 2011, 2012, 2017 and 2018, Hamburg Airport has won the renowned Skytrax World Airport Award in the “Best Regional Airport Europe” category for the fifth time. Skytrax defines… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport named best airport in Eastern Europe for the seventh time

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Ferenc Liszt International Airport has won the award for best airport in Eastern Europe for the seventh time this year. The Skytrax award, handed out at the World Airport Awards, is one of the greatest accolades in the industry, as it is decided by passengers themselves  based… Read the full press release

ERA pleads for urgent and swift help to save Europe’s regional airlines

Surrey, UK, 2020-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In an open letter to all European institutions and member states, European Regions Airline Association (ERA) pleads for urgent and swift help to save Europe’s regional airlines and to avoid the total collapse of the sector. ERA has written to all European institutions and member states urging… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces new geographical responsibilities of Area Senior Vice Presidents for Eastern Europe, Russia & Turkey and UK, Ireland & Western Europe

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel groups in the world, is pleased to announce the new geographical responsibilities of Area Senior Vice President for Central & Southern Europe (CESE), Yilmaz Yildirimlar, and Area Senior Vice President for Northern Europe, Tom Flanagan Karttunen. Further to… Read the full press release

TAP Air Portugal voted the best Economy Class in Europe

Lisbon, Portugal, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Portuguese company named in the North American publication’s 10Best. TAP Air Portugal has the best Economy Class in Europe and is among the 10 best worldwide, according to a selection made by readers of US newspaper USA Today, who voted to include the Portuguese Airline in the… Read the full press release

Which European countries will you visit in April?

Mumbai, India, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Which European countries will you visit in April? Europe can be divided into four parts: 1] Mediterranean Europe: Spain, Portugal, the French Riviera, Italy, Croatia, Greece, and Turkey are among the most important countries in the Mediterranean region. This part of Europe has nice weather in April,… Read the full press release

British Airways offers flights to Europe for £40 or less each way

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (January 16, 2020) made thousands of hand-baggage-only flights to Europe available for £40 or less each way*. Customers can choose from a wide selection of over 70 routes across the airline’s comprehensive European network including Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Kefalonia, Faro and Verona. The airline… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport is the first airport in Europe to offset all passenger road journeys

Bristol Airport has become the first airport in Europe to offset all passenger journeys to and from the Airport by road. LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The carbon offsetting scheme came into effect on 1 January and forms part of the Airport’s Carbon Roadmap which was published last year. Offsets will be purchased retrospectively… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines introduces AIR DEAN & DELUCA inflight meal on select flights to North America, Europe, and Australia

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Welcome Co., Ltd., operators of DEAN & DELUCA Japan, will collaborate to develop an exclusive inflight meal on select flights to North America, Europe, and Australia, starting December 1, 2019. The limited-time AIR DEAN & DELUCA meal features a spicy cajun flavored chicken over… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International invites travelers to discover Europe like never before in summer 2021

With Seven Ships in the Region, the Cruise Line Offers New Ways to Explore Europe and New Ports of Call MIAMI, FL, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International invites travelers of all ages to discover Europe like never before in summer 2021 with 70% new itineraries that feature a new mix of destinations on seven ships…. Read the full press release

Belmond Grand Hotel Europe introduces new ‘glacial’ experiences in St Petersburg

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Belmond Grand Hotel Europe introduces new ‘glacial’ experiences in St Petersburg, inviting guests to embody the spirit of Russian Wintertime. From learning the graceful art of dancing on ice during a private lesson with a World Champion coach; or sculpting a new frozen masterpiece; to discovering the city… Read the full press release

dnata announces partnership with Europe’s largest air-cargo road feeder services (RFS) operator, Wallenborn Transports

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ —  dnata has strengthened its position in the cargo logistics industry in the Middle East by joining forces with Wallenborn Transports, Europe’s largest air-cargo road feeder services (RFS) operator. Wallenborn Transports has completed the acquisition of Agility Global Logistics’ interest in dnata PWC Airport Logistics LLC (DPAL), a… Read the full press release

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants launches The Kimpton Stay Human Project in Europe

Every Kimpton Stay Human room is filled with experiences designed to foster human connections Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Boutique luxury brand, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants launches The Kimpton Stay Human Project in Europe for the first time. Kimpton believes that heartfelt human connections make people’s lives better and that commonalities and connections exist between all people… Read the full press release

Marriott International on track to reach goal of providing career opportunities for 40,000 young people in Europe by 2020

Marriott On Track To Deliver 40,000 Career Opportunities For Young People In Europe Over 5 Years LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International in Europe announced today (SEPTEMBER 23, 2019) that it is on track to reach its goal of providing career development opportunities for 40,000 young people in Europe by 2020. This initiative… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport rated one of the best airports in Europe by ACI Airport Service Quality Awards

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport has been awarded the  ACI Airport Service Quality Award (ASQ) in the category Best Airport by Size and Region for Over 40 million passengers per year for 2018.The awards ceremony was held in Bali, Indonesia, on 4 September 2019, during the Gala dinner of the second annual ACI Customer Experience Global… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport hosted workshop events in China to boost its role as Central and Eastern Europe’s e-commerce gateway

Budapest Airport cargo team were in China to discuss and develop the airport’s growing role as Central and Eastern Europe’s e-commerce gateway. Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport (BUD), in collaboration with AirBridgeCargo Airlines, has hosted workshop events in Shanghai and Hong Kong for representatives from Chinese air cargo and e-commerce companies…. Read the full press release